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Kathy Gilmore, President

As the 10th President of the Valley Industrial Association, Kathy expands
on her previous role as Membership Manager to work for the brightest
future of the organization, so that the VIA can continue to best serve area
manufacturers and the businesses that serve them. Kathy brings an entrepreneurial
spirit to the VIA having 20 years' experience as an upper level sales director for
a Chicago-land kitchenware company. Rounding out her sales experience with an
MBA from Aurora University in 2017, she has some fresh ideas and enthusiasm for
the 117 year-old organization. 

Sue Secondi
, Office Manager

Sue has been with the VIA since 2017 with an extensive business background
ranging from Insurance to Accounting, Business Administration, Sales
and Construction. Sue has a unique viewpoint and operates with a
member-centered acumen. No challenge is too large to tackle,
making Sue a valuable team member at the VIA. 

Trish Overturf, Program Manager
Trish joined the VIA in 2018 and has a long history of working in Special Events, Marketing, Advertising, PR, including working with celebrity clientele.
She's a perfect fit for working with our VIA - VIPs.  If you haven't received an email from Trish about what's going on at the VIA, let her know . . .She doesn't want you to miss out on anything happening at the Valley.

Leadership Training ~ 

   Stepping up to LEAD

Class Begins July 9, 2019